Edo Dynasty Organization to Provide 3rd Prize Cash Award in All-Edo Unity Peace Cup Tournament!
…… Commends EPIA for the creative Initiative.
Ontario Canada 7th November 2021.
The Edo Dynasty United Organization Worldwide, (a global organization for all Edo Unity), has donated the third prize cash award in support of United Edo Football Tournament hosted by EPIA, a United Edo Organization led by Bishop Edokpolor.
While making the donation, the founder and president of Edo Dynasty United Organization, Comrade Brown Ehigie Osemwengie told City Scoop Magazine that his Organization is interested in projects that can unite the whole people of Edo State. According to the International Human Rights Activist, “we decided to key in and support this project because of it’s composition. You can see that all the Senatorial districts are competing in the tournament including: Edo North, Edo South and Edo Central. Sports is a uniting force and we support projects that will promote unity among our people”, he stated.
“We shall be sending some delegates to represent Edo Dynasty United Organization, and to present the 3rd Prize Award”, he added.
Below is the excerpt of the official news release of EPIA as made available to City Scoop by Alhaji Yusuf Idehen.
Grassroots Football: EPIA Unity Peace Cup Tournament Kicks off in Benin
By Kehinde Osagiede
Edo Progressive Indigenous Association (EPIA) is organising grassroots Football tournament for clubs across the three senatorial districts of Edo state,beginning from Monday, November 8,2021.
The draws ceremony held at the Prestige Hotels in Benin on Friday with Ine Stars paired against Eagle Wings in the opening match of Edo south fixtures. Kickoff time is 9.00 am.
St. Andrews FC are scheduled to take on Rockers FC at 10.00 am while BJ Foundation v Dynamo Academy (12 PM ) and Yak Sports FC v Rolly FC ( 2PM ) follow respectively. All matches are to be played at the UBTH field according to the programme released by the organisers.
The tournament which is in Direct Knockout format would have Winners of match 1 v winners of match 3 lock horns at 8.30 am while Winners of match 2 v winners of match 4 slug it out on Tuesday
for the two semifinals tickets available for Edo south .
Same format is applicable in the Edo Central and North who have single simifinals ticket each .
The expected mixed finals-South to have two finalists- to be concluded in January, 2022.
Speaking during the draws ceremony, former Bendel Insurance FC Coach Baldwin Bazuaye who is the Technical Director of the tournament organising committee,the open tournament is expected to be rounded off with colourful closing ceremony during which trophies and Prizes will be given to the winners.